|Birth: ||Oct. 14, 1924|
|Death: ||Sep. 19, 2012|
A memorial service for Troy A. Allen, 87, of Lindale will be held on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 2:00PM at Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home with Pastor John Offutt officiating. Interment will follow in the Lindale City Cemetery under the direction of Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home in Lindale. Troy was born in Tipton, Oklahoma on Oct. 14, 1924 to the late Tommy and Veda Null Allen. Our loving Dad went to be with his Savior on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. He passed away at his home surrounded by family.
Troy lived the majority of his life in Lindale, graduating from Lindale High School. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and later worked as a truck driver and transportation manager for Tyler Pipe and Foundry. He was a member of the Fellowship of Prairie Creek, where he served as a Deacon. Troy was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Sybil, and his loving wife of 59 years, Aulcie Betts Allen.
Troy is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Eddie and Jo Carroll Allen and Mike and Nancy Allen, all of Lindale; daughters and sons-in-law, Joan and Dennis Lackey and Dianne and Stephen Brown, all of Lindale; sisters and brother-in-law, Sue "Sweet" Reaver of Fort Worth and Jo and Preston Campbell of Mineola; and brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Linda Allen of Mineola.
He left behind 11 cherished Grandchildren, 23 Great-Grandchildren who lovingly called him Granddaddy Great, and numerous nieces and nephews. Pall bearers will be his beloved Grandsons: Brent Allen, Bryan Lackey, Chad Allen, Devon Parker, Stacy Brown, Todd Brown, and Jon Tom Brown.
Family will receive friends from 6:00PM to 8:00PM Saturday evening at Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Thomas A. Allen (1900 - 1957)
Veda L. Allen (1903 - 1955)
Aulcie Betts Allen (1926 - 2004)
Lindale City Cemetery
Created by: Norma Carter Brodie
Record added: Sep 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97469771